Bug 139932 - Can't boot without USB hub plugged in
Can't boot without USB hub plugged in
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udev (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2004-11-18 15:44 EST by ajs
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-22 04:57:13 EST
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Description ajs 2004-11-18 15:44:06 EST
Description of problem:
I have a USB hub in my office with several peripherals attached.  When
I try and boot without this hub plugged in, the boot process stalls at
the line 'Switching to new root'.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Shutdown computer
2. Unplug USB hub
3. Try and boot
Actual results:
Boot process stalls at 
'Switching to new root'

Expected results:
Boot up successfully.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2004-11-19 09:25:21 EST
try as root:
# mkinitrd -f /boot/initrd-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r)
and reboot
Comment 2 ajs 2004-11-19 12:10:34 EST
OK that fixed it.  Why?  Am I going to have to do this again for some
Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2004-11-22 04:57:13 EST
no this is a one time fix :)

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